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City Council Meeting Agenda--October 10, 2022

City of Staunton

101 W. Pearl Street

Monday, October 10, 2022

7:00 p.m.

I. Call to Order (7:00-7:01)

II. Pledge of Allegiance (7:01-7:02)

III. Roll Call Vote (7:02-7:04)

IV. Consent Agenda (7:04-7:06)


Regular Meeting – 09/26/2022

Collector’s Report

Staunton Super 8 Motel (Hotel/Motel Tax)--$3,040.55

Staunton Police Department (Ordinance Violations)--$500.00

Staunton Police Department (Finger Printing)--$10.00

Southwestern Electric Cooperative (Utility Tax)--$931.24

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes)--$49,253.44

Macoupin County Treasurer (Real Estate Taxes – Library)--$6,083.65

Macoupin County Treasurer (Interstate TIF Taxes)--$483.46

Macoupin County Treasurer (Main Street TIF Taxes)--$4,361.98

Staunton Area Ambulance Service (August & September Dispatch Fees)--$1,000.00

State of Illinois (MFT Tax)--$10,338.02

State of Illinois (MFT Renewal Fund)--$7,722.19

State of Illinois (Personal Property Replacement Tax)--$12,117.34

State of Illinois (Sales Tax)--$63,591.78



Monthly Report

Distributed by the City Clerk’s Office


October 10, 2022

Business Licenses Issued

Staunton High School Freshman Class (Raffle License)

V. Guests

Ross Beckman – Water Drainage Situation

VI. Correspondence (7:10-7:15)

VII. Treasurer’s Report (7:15-7:17)

Certificates of Deposit recently matured and cashed in at Bank of Hillsboro:

Bond/Interest Fund - $200,000.00 plus $620.89 interest

MFT Fund - $200,000.00 plus $620.89 interest

Telecommunications Fund - $100,000.00 plus $310.45 interest

Water Fund - $100,000.00 plus $310.45 interest

VIII. City Clerk’s Report (7:17-7:20)

As of October 15th, the burning of yard waste is allowed every day. This stays in effect until December 15th, and is allowable for yard waste only. The yard waste site still remains open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 A.M. to noon for the disposal of yard waste as well. Stickers for the yard waste site are $15.00 and are available at the City Clerk’s Office. The stickers are good until the end of the calendar year.

X. Approval of Committee Reports and Motions (7:20-8:20)

Public Health & Safety – Manning (7:20-7:25)

Motion to approve payment to the Police Pension Fund for the annual

contribution in the amount of $229,257.00

Park & Civic Improvement - Tipler (7:25– 7:30)

Finance/Claims – Moore (7:30-7:35)

Motion to pay Invoice #23047 to Bruckert, Behme & Long, P.C. for Professional

Services rendered regarding Interstate TIF discussions in the amount of $1,122.00

Motion to transfer $47,000.00 from Telecommunications to Street Fund for the

purchase of new mini-excavator, as budgeted (line item 55.62.999.2)

Motion to approve 2021-2022 Annual Financial Audit for the City of Staunton

completed by C.J. Schlosser & Company, LLC

Utilities / Water - Moore (7:35-7:40)

Motion to approve Renewal Quote with Hach Co. for annual maintenance at the

water treatment plant in the amount of $13,325.00. Starting date is January 1,

2023 and end date is December 31, 2023.

Motion to approve purchasing up to $10,000.00 in additional materials for the Franklin/Hibbard water main project and $15,000.00 for sidewalks on the same project

Street / Sewer – Machota (7:40-7:45)

Motion to purchase New CAT 304-07 CR Mini Excavator from Altorfer at a

purchase price of $52,070.00, which includes the trade-in of the old excavator

($22,000 trade-in price)

Public Grounds – Machota (7:45-7:50)

Tourism – Neuhaus - (7:50-7:55)

Personnel – Johnson - (7:55-8:00)

Annexation – Johnson - (8:00-8:10)

Special Committees – (8:10-8:15)

Judiciary – Manning - (8:15-8:20)

Motion to approve Ordinance #2176 Approving A Charity Roadblock By The Lions Club To Conduct Their Annual Candy Day Sale Drive At The Intersection Of Main And Route 4 And Main And Union (October 22, 2022)

1st reading of Ordinance #2178 Approving A Pre-Annexation Agreement With Dylan S. Hasse Regarding Property Located At 17320 VFW Road, Staunton, IL But Not Physically Annexing The Property To The City’s Corporate Boundaries At This Time (PIN #09-000-549-00)

1st reading of Ordinance #2179 Approving A Pre-Annexation Agreement With Linda S. Murray And Justin R. Murray Regarding Property Located At 19854 Lakeview Lane, Staunton, IL But Not Physically Annexing The Property To The City’s Corporate Boundaries At This Time (PIN #02-000-485-03)

1st reading of Ordinance #2180 Declaring Real Limited Portions Of Real Property Bearing Parcel Identification Number 01-001-038-00 As Surplus Real Property And Authorizing Its Sale

Motion to waive 1st reading of Ordinance #2181 Approving A Liquor License For The Junction Café, Inc.

Motion to approve Ordinance #2181 Approving A Liquor License For The Junction Café, Inc.

IX. Unfinished Business (8:20-8:25)

X. New Business (8:25-8:30)

XI. Executive Session (8:30-8:50)

XII. Motions from Executive Session (8:50-9:00)

XIII. Adjournment (9:00)

Any item listed on this agenda, including any request made in correspondence to the City, may be considered and the subjected to a vote and final action.

Any guests that are wanting to attend the City Council Meeting can do so in person or remotely. Please email to receive the invitation to attend the meeting remotely.


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